- Why Everest Base Camp Heli tour?
- Best time for Everest Base Camp helicopter ride
- Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Route
- Detail Itinerary
- Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour cost
- About Helicopter
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You can explore the mighty Kalapatthar at 5643 meters observing the majestic peaks like Mt. Everest (8848 meters), Mt. Cho Oyu (8201 meters) and several other neighboring peaks. In addition to that, you can enjoy delicious breakfast in the lofty Everest View Hotel at the altitude of 3880 meters with the tallest peaks on the background, following a scenic flight in a chopper.
Are you among those people who are drawn to the pristine Himalayas, exotic lakes and breath-taking landscapes running short on time? If so, you can live your lifelong dream through this incredible Heli tour. Everest Base Camp Heli tour is an amazing catch for the adventure seeker out there who shares the passion to visit the highest crowning of the world but is restricted by several hitches like physical shortcomings, inadequate time etcetera.
Everest Base Camp (EBC) helicopter tour takes one to the astonishing outlook of the snowy elevation. Furthermore, this tour provides you remarkable chance to explore the archaic custom and culture of the local Sherpa, antique monasteries and Buddhist culture all within a single day of the tour. It lands you on the top destinations of the Everest arena like Lukla, Kala Patthar, and Everest View Hotel. Flying in the heart of the Himalayas whilst enjoying the scenery is something that many travelers hunger.
Why Everest Base Camp Heli tour?
Along with the panoramic views of the mountains, this EBC helicopter trip offers you a chance of cross-culture as well. If a traveler happens to be an adventure as well as a social-culture enthusiast, they can seek the intriguing old monasteries, Sherpa Villages and be a part of Buddhist culture and colorful customs for a few hours they spend there.
The travelers who go for the EBC helicopter tour will also have seen and enjoyed the inflight view of the green high-altitude forest of pine trees and rhododendron. The incomparable view in the comfort of a chopper providing you all sorts of glimpses of Everest and the adjoining peaks will be worth every penny you spend on it.
The view that you will perceive once the helicopter lands at Everest Base Camp is bound to render you speechless. The base camp offers marvelous sights of Ama Dablam (6812 meters), Lhotse (8516 meters), Thamserku, Khumbu Glacier, and many others.
Pinpointing why the EBC Heli tour is something you will reminisce about your entire life and how it will be one of your most cherished memories.
Comprehensive aerial views of mountain ranges and from a close distance.
Spectacular view of exceptionally beautiful Dudh-Koshi river with white water as flight tour travels above it.
Unhindered panoramic views of highest elevation on land- Mt. Everest (8848 meters)
Uncompromising close distance sight of some of the most popular peaks like Lhotse (8516 meters), Pumori (7161 meters), Ama Dablam (6812 meters), Makalu (8481 meters) and many other peaks alongside Khumbu Glacier.
Landing at Kala Patthar (5643 meters), which is the best viewpoint for grasping the overall view of the Himalayas.
The memory of scrumptious breakfast in Everest view hotel(3880 meters) located at very high altitude is sure to remain with you until your last moments.
Back from Everest base camp, you will hover above Sagarmatha National Park which falls under UNESCO world heritage.
This Helicopter Ride is bound to render you speechless due to what it has to offer in various aspects like natural, and even cultural aspects.
Best time for Everest Base Camp helicopter ride
If you wish, you can take the EBC Helicopter tour whenever you want (winter season, summer season, etc.) but the most felicitous time is January- June, and September to December as the environment and hence the scenery will be more perceivable due to clear weather conditions and sky.
Improper weather conditions can result in flight cancellations or delays. This is more likely to happen in summer seasons or unforeseeable circumstances when the weather gets challenging and unpredictable. In case of such unfortunate cases, you will be adjusted to the next trip. If cancellation happens quite a few times, you will be refunded.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Route
This trip starts from a thrilling helicopter ride to the Tenzing-Hillary airport from Kathmandu. You will be flying above valleys, placid lakes, beautiful hills, flowing rivers to arrive at the Lukla Airport which is one of the highest airports with respect to altitude in the world. This scenic flight is going to make you realize how gorgeous Nepal is and how blessed Nepalese are.
The Everest base camp Helicopter tour route is -
Kathmandu - Lukla- Kalapatthar viewpoint - Syangboche (Everest View Hotel)-Lukla- Kathmandu.
Kathmandu to Lukla (2860 meters)
Travelers will be picked from their respective addresses and headed towards the Domestic section of the International airport in Kathmandu. They will land 45 minutes later at Lukla where they will rest for a time interval of 10-15 minutes.
Lukla to Kala Patthar (5643 meters)
This is where the trip actually begins. The Heli tour passes through the incredible mountainous terrains hovering above luxuriant forests.
After 24 minutes of flight, which you will feel to have passed without acknowledging it, the helicopter lands at Kala Patthar: one of the best viewpoints, with a stopover time of around 15 minutes. Live this moment and capture it in your heart and camera forever!
Kala Patthar to Syangboche (Everest View Hotel -3880 meters)
Imagine having breakfast amidst this beauty and serenity. And think how would you feel as this is exactly what you would be served with through the EBC helicopter tour!!!
The approximately 12 minutes of scenic helicopter flight from Kala Patthar to Syangboche is another terrific experience to look up to. Glacial valleys, regal peaks, glacial valleys will make your helicopter flight unforgettable. The helicopter ride will halt for a while in the Everest view hotel (3880m ). Look forward to this as its breakfast time and that too in high altitude enjoying the capped Himalayas. Take pictures and send them to your colleagues and friends to make them go green with envy.
Syangboche to Lukla and to Kathmandu
After breakfast hop into your nice small chopper and enjoy the return trip. You will enjoy an aerial view of Namche Bazaar, Sagarmatha National Park, suspension bridge, etc. After Helicopter lands at Lukla, it will be time to fly back to Kathmandu. This takes around an hour.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour cost
Everest Base Camp Heli tour price depends on a number of factors. You have to pay for the entire trip solely if you decide to fly solo. It will cost you over 4 thousand dollars for a private tour. If you are traveling in a group of 3, the cost reduces to around 1 thousand dollars per person.
The agency also has a reasonable offer for the adventurers. If this agency cannot operate the flight on a scheduled date due to hindrances like unfavorable weather conditions, you will be scheduled on the next convenient flight. If the flight cancellations occur several times due to weather conditions or weight limits, this agency of Everest Base Camp helicopter tour assures a 100% money-back guarantee.
The safety of our customers and clients is always a first for us. The helicopter in which you will be flying across the heart of Himalayas is usually either a European or Russian model with a confirmed record of safety in high altitude excursions across the world.
There’s a weight limit for every chopper and the weight limit is 500kgs for an Everest Base Camp Chopper. Also, the recommended weight per person is an average of 80 kilograms. Find out more..
The trip advisor is there to guide travelers about the landing time. Travelers will be provided Helicopter services at any time of requirement. You can find out more about this by contacting us.